Chief Of Party, Kenya Leader With Associate Awards

Chief Of Party, Kenya Leader With Associate Awards
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Acdi/Voca


Chief Of Party, Kenya Leader With Associate Awards

Details of the offer

Since 1963 and in 148 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that designs and delivers technical and management solutions in agriculture, economic growth, and resilience to promote economic prosperity and social inclusion.ACDI/VOCA is seeking candidates for a Chief of Party role for Feed the Future Leader with Associates Awards (LWA) and Livestock Market Systems (LMS) Activity in Kenya funded by USAID. The project enables people, households, and communities to increase their resilience, sustainably moving out of poverty and chronic vulnerability.

The COP will focus on developing and overseeing the implementation of strategies across Associate Awards, will lead coordination and development within the overall USAID Kenya LWA portfolio and will provide technical supervision of livestock market systems activities.

Responsibilities

Provide overall leadership and technical direction for the program, including leading the strategic planning, implementation and reporting
Provide overall technical vision, leadership, and project management

Manage and supervise work of all international consultants, local project staff and subcontractors

Ensure technical, schedule, and financial performance of the project in accordance with USAID rules and regulations, the scope of work, and annual work plans

Serve as the project’s key liaison with headquarters, government counterparts, private sector stakeholders, subcontractors, academic institutions, and other local partners to exchange information and develop professional relationships

Serve as the primary point of contact with USAID regarding day-to-day implementation and management matters relating to the contract

Collaboratively create and implement a strategic, long-term programmatic vision

Evaluate sub-contractor and grantee activities through consultative meetings, site visits and reporting requirements

Ensure that the activities and results are implemented in a timely manner within the approved budget

Design, develop and implement strategies and project work plans to improve livestock productivity, strengthen market linkages, and expand access to markets for pastoralists

Analyze project impact and challenges to adaptively manage the project to meet or exceed results

Develop professional relationships, and further program goals and objectives

Oversee program administration, human resources management, budget pipeline, and finances, ensuring compliance with USAID and ACDI/VOCA policies and procedures

Represent ACDI/VOCA at meetings and events as required and keep HQ informed regarding new opportunities in the country and region
Job Requirements
Required education
: Post-graduate education

Required relevant work experience
: 10 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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